[gdal-dev] GDAL 3.0.0 is released

Even Rouault even.rouault at spatialys.com
Thu May 9 03:54:25 PDT 2019


On behalf of the GDAL/OGR development team and community, I am pleased to
announce the release of GDAL/OGR 3.0.0.  GDAL/OGR is a C++ geospatial
data access library for raster and vector file formats, databases and
web services.  It includes bindings for several languages, and a variety
of command line tools.


The 3.0.0 release is a new feature release with the following highlights:

 * Implement RFC 73: Integration of PROJ6 for WKT2, late binding capabilities, 
time-support and unified CRS database.
    ==> PROJ >= 6 is now a build requirement
 * New GDAL drivers:
  - DAAS: read driver for Airbus DS Intelligence Data As A Service
  - TileDB: read/write driver for https://www.tiledb.io (#1402)
 * New OGR drivers:
  - MongoDBv3: read/write driver using libmongocxx v3.4.0 client (for MongoDB 
>= 4.0)
 * Improved drivers:
   - FITS: read/write support for scale, offset and CRS
   - netCDF: read support for groups
   - PDF: add a COMPOSITION_FILE creation option to generate a complex 
   - PDS4: subdataset creation support, read/write table/vector support
 * Support for minimal builds on Unix (#1250)
 * Add a docker/ directory with Dockerfile for different configurations
 * Continued code linting

More complete information on the new features and fixes in the 3.0.0
release can be found at:


The release can be downloaded from:
  * http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.0.0/gdal300.zip - source as a zip
  * http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.0.0/gdal-3.0.0.tar.gz - source as .tar.gz
  * http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.0.0/gdal-3.0.0.tar.xz - source as .tar.xz
  * http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.0.0/gdal-grass-3.0.0.tar.gz - GDAL-GRASS 
  * http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.0.0/gdalautotest-3.0.0.tar.gz - test 
  * http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/3.0.0/gdal300doc.zip - documentation / 

The migration guide can be found at  :

Best regards,


Spatialys - Geospatial professional services

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